Live with 350 other undergraduate and graduate students from Australia and around the world. International House is a university residential college, set amongst 1.5 hectares of beautiful gardens, outdoor study areas and sporting facilities.
- Globally minded community
- Cafe, library, gym and four music practise rooms onsite
- All meals included in cost
- Comprehensive academic program
- Leadership, volunteering and personal development opportunities
International House offers an extensive learning support program. You can take advantage of our purpose-built library, e-learning space and undergraduate tutorial program. Our academic enrichment aims to accelerate your learning, help you adjust to tertiary studies and provide support to help you excel.
- guest speakers
- academic seminars
- drop in sessions
- peer mentoring for university-level subjects.
Each semester, you can hear from industry, diplomatic and academic guests.
Make the most of the college network with our mentoring program. This program pairs undergraduate students with alumni and graduate residents to assist with relationship-building and developing communication skills.
Academic seminars are also held approximately once per month. Members of the graduate student community can present on their area of study or research.
Meals and community dining
Meals are served in the Dimmick Dining Hall and provide our residents with a diverse and balanced diet. Dining as a community is one of the best ways to meet people, catch up on news and stay in touch with other residents.
A range of activities
At International House there is so much to get involved in. The chances are you will find an outlet to pursue anything and everything you are interested in.
If you are studying music or are interested in recreational music-making, our music tutor can help. Students can also demonstrate their talent at one of our many cultural and celebration events during the year.
Sport plays an important part of life at International House and you are encouraged to participate in the Intercollegiate Sporting Program or to join in as spectators.
International House has a team for AFL, athletics, badminton, basketball, cricket, football (soccer), hockey, netball, rowing, softball, swimming, squash, tennis and volleyball. The program is open to students of all ability levels.
Other opportunities include:
- Cultural events
- Wellbeing and health initiatives
- Career and industry pathway initiatives
- Leadership opportunities
- A global network of International House alumni
- 24-hour computer room
- Full sized multipurpose court
- Over 20 different study spaces including large study spaces and private study rooms
- Music practice room
- Dining Hall with full catering options including formal dinners
- Specialised music practise rooms and equipment
- Art and Design space with architecture desks
- 1.5 hectares of beautiful gardens
- TV and Games room
- Bike store
- Mail service
- Parcels (at reception)
- Cinema/TV room
- Communal living areas
- Communal kitchen
- Vending machines
- Reception staffed
- Utilities included
- Internet included
- Basketball court
- Key card entry
Facilities in all rooms
- Bed (with mattress and mattress protector)
- Desk and desk chair
- Easy chair
- Full-length mirror
- Wireless internet
Facilities available on each floor
- Convection microwave
Extra facilities available in graduate rooms and senior apartments
- Dining table
First year undergraduate rooms are fully furnished and single occupancy. Student rooms vary slightly in size. Female -only floors are available on request.
Graduate rooms are single occupancy with an ensuite and either a kitchenette or shared kitchen.
|Room types and costs||Yearly fee for1 2020|
|Undergraduate room with shared bathroom and facilities||$28 800 for 40 weeks|
|Graduate ensuite room with shared kitchen||$18 540 for 43 weeks|
|Graduate ensuite room with kitchenette||$19 705 for 43 weeks|
Undergraduate rooms offer shared bathrooms with two multiple showers and toilets in each corridor. Undergraduate fee includes full catering: breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week (take-away meals available). Gas, water, electricity, internet and International House undergraduate student club fees are also included.
Graduate rooms include gas, water, electricity, internet and IH Graduate Association fee. Additionally breakfast for 40 weeks is included, as well as a welcome BBQ and three formal dinners (Commencement Dinner, Winter Dinner and valedictory Dinner). The standard graduate contract is for the time period 16 Feb 2020- 13 Dec 2020. Graduates can extend their contracts up to 52 weeks with an additional charge.
All residents will have access to the college study, sport and recreational facilities, including the IH library, academic program, numerous study centres, gym and multi-purpose court.
1 All rates are in $AUD, per person.
|The University of Melbourne||Stop 1 (Parkville)||1.60km||24min||7min||19min|
|The University of Melbourne (Southbank campus)||Stop 1 (Southbank)||4.3km||1 hour||20min||35min|
|The University of Melbourne Sports Centre||Tin Alley, The University of Melbourne||1.15km||19min||5min||16min|
|Closest University library||Baillieu Library||1.35km||22min||6min||18min|
|Closest supermarket||FoodWorks University of Melbourne||1.2km||20min||6min||15min|
|Closest bank||Commonwealth Bank University of Melbourne||1.22km||20min||6min||15min|
|Closest ATM||ANZ ATM Melbourne Zoo||0.54km||7min||4min||N/A|
|Barkly Square retail precinct||1.23km||17min||5min||9min|
|Melbourne CBD||Melbourne Central Station||2.71km||38min||15min||15min|